Simon Cowell told Extra that Justin Bieber wants to be a judge on “X Factor,” at least for a few episodes.
Thrilling! That show doesn’t start for another 11 months but we’re already talking about it. Simon knows how to keep the fires burning when it comes to publicity. Yet he has not responded to Nigel’s little dissing of him a week ago.
- Kellie Pickler met her hero Clint Eastwood on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” She’s adorable as she acts like a huge fan, screaming, hugging and kissing him. “Sit down!” she said. She then sits in his lap and takes off her engagement ring. “You can come to my office any time,” he said. She is so excited she said her heart is pounding and she has him “check it.” He obliges.
- In other former “Idol” judge “news,” Paula Abdul talks about her show “Live to Dance.” with EW. She doesn’t say much newsworthy but you can watch and judge for yourself.
-Daily Carrie Underwood “Mama’s Song” radio airplay update: For the week of Oct. 15-21, the song was spun 4,869 times, exceeding 4,800 for the first time. It’s up 441 spins from Oct. 8-14. It remains at No. 15, 460 spins behind the No. 14 song.